Transatlantic
Leaders Forum

Sept 24 | New York

Unlock business opportunities
and meet with our network of
corporates, startups and investors.

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Pitches
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Inspiring speakers
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Leaders
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Business connections

Agenda

12:30 pm

Registration
Opens

BNP Paribas Auditorium

1:30 pm

Opening
Remarks

By FrenchFounders

& BNP Paribas

1:40 pm

Conference

2 keynotes, 2 fireside chats, endless possibilities! This year’s talks will focus on some of the most relevant themes in today’s transatlantic ecosystem in an effort to spark new and innovative discussions between startups & corporate entities

4 pm

Networking Moment

Thanks to an open networking area, attendees will benefit from unique opportunities to connect with successful entrepreneurs, leaders at the head of booming companies, investors, VCs and business angels

4:30 pm

Startup Tour Grand Finale

Hear from 7 French startups looking to expand to the Americas, and 3 American startups looking to develop in France

5:40 pm

Awards

Celebrating the top 30 US-based

French-speaking business leaders

6:30 pm

Invitation only

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VIP Cocktail

powered by

Masters of ceremony

Tejpaul Bhatia

Startup Lead East
@ Google Cloud

LJ Erwin

Startup Lead West @ Google Cloud

Conference

As part of the 3rd edition of the Startup Tour, FrenchFounders is thrilled to welcome key industry leaders who will serve as keynote speakers on the occasion of the Transatlantic Leaders Forum, discussing issues pertaining to the theme of Innovation and Tech industries.

Luc Julia

Luc Julia
CTO & SVP of Innovation
@Samsung

2 pm

Keynote 1

There is no such thing as Artificial Intelligence​

Frederic Mazzella   CEO  @Blablacar

Frederic Mazzella
CEO
@Blablacar

1:40 pm

Keynote 1
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Fabrice Grinda    Business Angel

Fabrice Grinda
Business Angel

1:40 pm

Fireside Chat 1
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Matt Salzberg   Founder & Executive Chairman  Blue Apron

Matt Salzberg
Founder & Executive Chairman
@Blue Apron

1:40 pm

Keynote 2
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Meet our Speakers

More to come

Frederic Mazzella
CEO
@ Blablacar

Fabrice Grinda
Business Angel

Matt Salzberg
Founder & Executive Chairman
@ Blue Apron

Adele Maynes
Founder & Head of Anthropological Research & Strategy Innovation
@ Eventbrite

Luc Julia
CTO & SVP of Innovation
@ Samsung

Startup Tour
Grand Finale

Organized by FrenchFounders and
BNP Paribas, the 2019 Startup Tour Grand Finale is the must-attend networking event of the year.

 

With over 190 applications received in the Americas, only 7 French and 3 American startups will pitch their project in front of an outstanding jury and international FrenchFounders members.

#disruption

Meet our Finalists

Meet with the promising innovators

#acceleration

Meet our Jury

Jury members will select the winning startups among the 10 pitches.
They are eager to provide guidance and advice to the finalists and help them succeed in their area of expertise.

#distinction

Amazing Prizes

Thank you to our partners for supporting each prize of the Startup Tour

French
Prize

For the winner willing to develop in America

American Prize

For the winner willing to develop in France

People's Prize

For the startup who gets the most votes

VIP
Cocktail

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Meet key players in the ecosystem, learn best practices from industry experts and make outstanding connections with other exceptional attendees. This exclusive moment is powered by La French Tech.

 

Invitation only

Where

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BNP Paribas Auditorium

787 7th Ave

New York, NY 10019

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Main contact

Léa Netter +1 415 996 8941

or lea@frenchfounders.com

THEY TRUST US

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

THEY MAKE THIS EVENT EXCEPTIONAL

THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS

Curated by FrenchFounders and co-organized by BNP Paribas, the Grand Finale of the 2019 Startup Tour is a gathering of some of the brightest minds in business and beyond.

As part of this 3rd edition, FrenchFounders welcomes high-level keynote speakers and executives for this year’s exclusive format, which now includes a Conference, several workshops and endless networking opportunities.